Latest DDT Stories

2008-01-25 11:55:00

Cambridge scientists are advocating additional research into the little understood links between environmental pollution and type 2 diabetes.

2007-01-27 12:00:20

By Ian McCann, The Dallas Morning News Jan. 27--The eagle has landed at Lake Ray Hubbard. And not just any eagle.

2006-09-14 16:15:00

The World Health Organization is poised to promote broader use of the pesticide DDT in the battle against malaria.

2006-07-31 11:19:52

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Controlled indoor spraying of the infamous pesticide DDT is poised to make a comeback in countries that have tried and failed to do without it in the battle against malaria, according to a special news feature in the journal Nature Medicine.

2006-06-23 17:55:00

Miles from the shoreline, 10 baby brown pelicans lounge by a pool in a roomy cage, large buckets of fish there for the taking. Just days ago, these birds could not feed themselves at all. Scores of starving baby pelicans - emaciated, cold and too weak to fly - are washing up on California beaches in disturbing numbers this spring.

2006-06-15 09:37:17

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's use of controversial pesticide DDT has helped it achieve a huge reduction in malaria cases over the past five years, the health minister said on Friday.

2006-06-01 04:37:26

By Orla Ryan OBUASI, Ghana (Reuters) - Ghanaian mineworker James Ankoma knows what it is like to be laid low with malaria.

2006-05-08 10:15:00

Tanzania is lifting a 2004 ban on the pesticide DDT so it can be used to fight mosquitoes carrying malaria in the east African nation.

2006-04-18 08:00:00

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Greenpeace has found banned pesticides and excessive levels of other chemicals in fresh vegetables sold by Hong Kong's two major supermarket chains.

2006-02-07 09:52:30

A research group is conducting studies of bald eagles to determine the levels of environmental toxins in their systems and gain a better understanding of the overall health of the bird population.

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